Romans 1:18-32, 3:9-20
Sin – words, thoughts, or actions that displease God
Invisible – cannot be seen
Divine – characteristic of God
Perceived – saw and understood
Excuse – reason for bad action
Worship – praise; honor and adore
Immortal – cannot die
Mortal – able to die
Images – likenesses; pictures; statues
Filthy – very dirty
Corrupted – decaying, no longer good
Malice – active hatred
Insolent – disrespectful
Conscience – internal motivation to do what is good
Jews – descendants of Jacob (Israel); God’s chosen people
Gentiles – anyone who is not a Jew
Righteous – morally like God; right with God
- What actions of people make God angry?
- What should be plain to people from observation of the physical world?
- How are the sins described here like the sin of the first man and woman?
- How is being allowed to have your own way a punishment?
- How do men react to being given their own way?
- What are the results of men having their own way?
- What do people deserve?
- Why do people do things to hurt themselves and others?
- Who is good? Who is evil?
- Does it make a difference where you were born or what culture you are from?
- What are people’s attitudes like? Plans? Words?
- What does knowing God’s law do?
The Bible says that all people are sinners. There is no one who does good. What about me?